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5 tips to outdoor survival

200,000 years ago, our neanderthal ancestors not only survived their harsh wilderness, but thrived. As modern-day humans, our hierarchy of needs has remained essentially the same; to survive we need water, warmth, sleep, food and a survival instinct. Here are Nomad’s 5 top tips on how to survive the wilderness.   Number one: Build a shelter Mother Nature has always been man’s number one survival enemy. In extreme conditions, humans can only survive three hours without shelter. Knowing how to protect yourself from the elements may just be the one thing that could save your life. The iconic ‘lean-to’ shelter is made by leaning branches against a solid structure, such as a tree or large boulder. You’ll want several sturdy...

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